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Literally Literary

Delayed Reaction

A short story

“I know I’m not the first woman to give birth to a kid who may as well have had skis strapped to his feet.”

Photo by Matt Benson on Unsplash

Standing on the frozen shore surveying the ice shanties on the sun-glared lake before me, I think back to how my friend Eleanor shot out her three babies like a Pez dispenser while I labored through…

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Nancy Solak

Nancy Solak

born tricked out with anxiety, a reluctant traveler (www.areluctanttraveler.net), writer of travel memoir, facilitates writing workshops, loves hearing stories